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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Lincoln County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 63,780 100.0
      enrolled in school 14,743 100.0   Native 60,703 95.2
Nursery school, preschool 942 6.4       Born in United States 60,457 94.8
Kindergarten 894 6.1           State of residence 45,595 71.5
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 7,546 51.2           Different state 14,862 23.3
High school (grades 9-12) 3,337 22.6       Born outside United States 246 0.4
College or graduate school 2,024 13.7   Foreign born 3,077 4.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,324 3.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 590 0.9
  Population 25 years and over 43,259 100.0       Not a citizen 2,487 3.9
Less than 9th grade 3,941 9.1        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8,293 19.2   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 13,772 31.8     Total (excluding born at sea) 3,077 100.0
Some college, no degree 9,212 21.3   Europe 286 9.3
Associate degree 2,435 5.6   Asia 87 2.8
Bachelor's degree 4,147 9.6   Africa 20 0.6
Graduate or professional degree 1,459 3.4   Oceania 0 0.0
        Latin America 2,629 85.4
Percent high school graduate or higher 71.7 (X)   Northern America 55 1.8
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 13.0 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 59,686 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 50,356 100.0   English only 55,654 93.2
Never married 9,651 19.2   Language other than English 4,032 6.8
Now married, except separated 32,136 63.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,232 3.7
Separated 1,219 2.4   Spanish 3,504 5.9
Widowed 3,023 6.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 1,998 3.3
 Female 2,481 4.9   Other Indo-European languages 428 0.7
Divorced 4,327 8.6           Speak English less than '"very well"' 169 0.3
 Female 2,325 4.6   Asian and Pacific Island languages 69 0.1
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 44 0.1
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 63,780 100.0
           under 18 years 1,194 100.0     Total ancestries reported 49,368 77.4
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 604 50.6   Arab 56 0.1
        Czech¹ 46 0.1
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 18 0.0
          Civilian population 18 years and over 47,949 100.0   Dutch 1,164 1.8
Civilian veterans 5,936 12.4   English 4,363 6.8
        French (except Basque)¹ 770 1.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 192 0.3
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 9,050 14.2
     Population 5 to 20 years 13,734 100.0   Greek 153 0.2
With a disability 1,070 7.8   Hungarian 119 0.2
     Population 21 to 64 years 38,312 100.0   Irish¹ 4,174 6.5
With a disability 8,262 21.6   Italian 947 1.5
 Percent employed 61.3 (X)   Lithuanian 39 0.1
No disability 30,050 78.4   Norwegian 100 0.2
 Percent employed 81.4 (X)   Polish 366 0.6
     Population 65 years and over 6,944 100.0   Portuguese 13 0.0
With a disability 3,335 48.0   Russian 80 0.1
        Scotch-Irish 1,825 2.9
        Scottish 1,131 1.8
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 12 0.0
  Population 5 years and over 59,686 100.0   Subsaharan African 75 0.1
Same house in 1995 35,087 58.8   Swedish 261 0.4
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 23,001 38.5   Swiss 66 0.1
 Same county 10,117 17.0   Ukrainian 45 0.1
 Different county 12,884 21.6   United States or American 12,974 20.3
  Same state 8,643 14.5   Welsh 190 0.3
  Different state 4,241 7.1   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 55 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 1,598 2.7   Other ancestries 11,084 17.4
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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